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American Citizen: Texas GOP Wants to Shut Out Black and Brown Voters, But They're Not Having It
The evening line at Houston's historically black Texas Southern University. Photo by Allyn West Urging, "Let people vote!," critics are calling out the insanely long lines thousands of Texas voters of color endured on Super Tuesday, the result of a recent GOP purge of hundreds of polling sites,...
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Biden: "You Know, The Thing." Yeah, Sure, Let's Go With This Guy.
Biden speaking in Texas. Screenshot Even as anti-Bernie Dems - Amy, Pete, Beto, Reid - rush to embrace his deeply deficient campaign, Joe Biden repeatedly, woefully, often wincingly shows he's not up to the task. He is, to be clear, neither a villain nor a fool like the monster in the White House...
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To Redeem the Soul of America
Lewis speaks to the crowd, including Warren, Sharpton and Buttigieg. Photo by Joshua Lott/AFP via Getty Arguing, " We're one people, we're one family," tireless civil rights icon and "the conscience of Congress" John Lewis made a moving, surprise appearance Sunday at Selma's Edmund Pettus Bridge,...
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Torture, Still: You Will Never See Your Child Again (Or If You Do She/He Will Be Unrecognizable)
A Guatemalan mom separated from her child. Photo Luis Echeverria/Reuters. Front photo Guillermo Arias/Getty Awash in his own racist incompetence as he faces the coronavirus outbreak, Trump has again targeted brown people, the victims of his most savage abuses. The news he is "strongly" looking at...
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Pence At CPAC: All Right Now
Photo by Joshua Roberts/Reuters Because it's not like there's anything else he should be doing these days, VP Mike Pence spoke Thursday at CPAC , the annual, wingnut-studded, paranoid-filled, " choleric mud puddle at the heart of the right-wing fever swamp" - aka the “largest and most influential...
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There Is No Reason To Panic Because We Have Done Very Very Good On This Coronavirus Thing Which Anyway Is Just the Flu Also Dems Are Bad and Go USA!
We are all this CDC lady. Screenshot Okay people, we can all relax because Dear Leader, who got his medical degree from Trump University, and Mike 'Pray It Away and Don't Talk To Me About Science' Pence are in charge of the coronavirus pandemic so what could go wrong? At a rare and yes rambling...
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On the Slimy Lies She Tells and Games She Plays and Company She Keeps
Thousands of women in Maine and across the country pleaded with Collins for weeks to vote against Kavanaugh. She ignored them. Photo by Alex Brandon/AP Jesus, we wish the ever-appalling Susan Collins would go home already. Instead, in recent days she's repeatedly committed the sort of crimes...
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Taking It Back: Your Sons and Your Daughters Are Beyond Your Command
Onward from Nevada. Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty The Bernie surge in Nevada and elsewhere has sparked talk of "a wake-up moment for the American power establishment," from stunned Democratic leaders to freaked-out, Nazi-invoking media pundits "behaving like aristocrats in a dying regime." It's also...
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I Respectfully (Fiercely) Dissent: Sotomayor Says the Quiet, Terrifying Parts Out Loud
Taking the rare, brave step of calling out her complicit conservative colleagues, Justice Sonia Sotomayor just wrote a scathing dissent on a SCOTUS ruling that will allow Trump's henchmen to enforce the “public charge rule," a cruel, nativist, likely illegal wealth test to keep immigrants out of...
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A (Bare) Glimmer of Hope
Land of the free. Border Patrol surveillance video. Amidst the venality - we grimly await the pardon for Stone, whose supporters are offering compelling praise like, "ROG ER STONE IS A GRATE PATRIOT AND AMERICAN AND SHOULD GET A METAL OF HONOR AND BE MAID A SENATOR" - we instead offer small good...
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